Kanalkampf. Mission 12: 24th July 1940

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Re: Kanalkampf. Mission 12: 24th July 1940

Post by Rook » Mon Mar 24, 2014 11:25 pm

Mission Date: 24th July 1940

Name: Rook
Rank: Oberfeldwebel
Unit: 6./JG26
Aircraft: Bf-109 E3
Markings: Brown 11
Aerodrome: Marquise
Pilot Status: KIA
Aircraft Status: Lost

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Re: Kanalkampf. Mission 12: 24th July 1940

Post by Vas » Sat Mar 29, 2014 12:56 pm

Name: Vas
Rank: Katschmarek
Unit: 4./JG26
Aircraft: BF-109 E4
Markings: White 1
Aerodrome: Marquise
Pilot Status: OK
Aircraft Status: RTB in service

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Re: Kanalkampf. Mission 12: 24th July 1940

Post by Thaine » Wed Apr 02, 2014 12:23 pm

Mission debrief for II./JG26:

Combat patrol on 24th July 1940.

Gruppe II of JG26 took off at 1100hrs of 24th July from Marquise to escort a group of DO17 towards Manston. The DO17 were attacked by enemy Hurricanes and Spitfires on their way to the target convoy. JG26 engaged the enemy aircraft, enabling the bombers to perform their attack run. The enemy suffered 4 confirmed losses and 3 more losses assumed.

8 aircraft were lost in this mission, 4 returned damaged. UOffz Flyby, UOffz Vlerkies, OFw Rook, OGefr Syno and Gefr Lee did not return from their mission.


Abschlussbericht, II./JG26:

Die II. Gruppe des JG26 startete um 11Uhr den Nachmittag des 20. Juli von Marquise um einer Gruppe DO17 Geleitschutzt Richtung Maston zu bieten. Die Gruppe DO17 wurde auf deren weg zum Einsatzort von feindlichen Hurricane und Spitfires angegriffen. JG26 intervenierte und ermöglichte es so den Bombern ihren Anlauf durchzuführen. Der Feind erlitt 4 bestätigte Abschüsse und 3 weitere unbestätigte.

8 Luftfahrzeuge gingen während des Einsatzes verloren, 4 kehrten beschädigt zurück. UOffz Flyby, UOffz Vlerkies, OFw Rook, OGefr Syno und Gefr Lee kehrten nicht von ihrem Einsatz zurück.
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